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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 958
Posted By Makomagnet
Running cooler temperature?

Cooling fan removal tool is $20 on eBay
Left hand thread (backwards to normal)


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 183
Posted By Makomagnet
Intermittent starting issue, no/low compression

Hi all
I have 01 e39 w/125k mi. Here's the issue; once in a while (engine is cold) I go to start the engine and it seems like the engine will spin with a very low compression or a few cylinders are...
Forum: New England Region - MA, ME, NH, RI, and VT 05-19-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 628
Posted By Makomagnet
WTB 16" style 29 rims or 17" with tires

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Forum: Parting Out 05-19-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,998
Posted By Makomagnet
Parting out e39

Interested in tires and wheels. Where are you located ?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By Makomagnet
New E39 owner, chasing Fault Codes

Glad to hear the CEL is gone. I would have suspected the CCV.


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Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-11-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,117
Posted By Makomagnet
I'm checking offset to fit my 2001 e39 525. If...

I'm checking offset to fit my 2001 e39 525. If fits my car looking for shipping cost of rims only to zip 01810
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,525
Posted By Makomagnet
If I unbolt the rear coil over shock, will I have...

If I unbolt the rear coil over shock, will I have to compress the spring to re align the shock ?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,525
Posted By Makomagnet
I just completed my first ball joint replacement....

I just completed my first ball joint replacement. Removing the old one was straight forward using both Autozone tools.after replacement It took me 2 hrs to realign the where the bolt goes. I ended...
Forum: New England Region - MA, ME, NH, RI, and VT 04-01-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 628
Posted By Makomagnet
WTB 16" style 29 rims or 17" with tires

Looking to replace my stock 16" style 29's with style 29's or any other OEM rim. Have 16" tires, but will consider 17" if tires are part of the package.

Also looking for body parts for my 2001...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By Makomagnet
WTB E39 16" wheels of 17" with tires

Looking to buy a set of 16" style 29 rims for my 01 525 near the Boston area.
Also could be 17" but will need tires too.

Need both front doors and trunk in Oriental Blue Metallic (code 317/5)
Forum: Parting Out 03-31-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,283
Posted By Makomagnet
How much for the rims ? What color is the...

How much for the rims ?
What color is the exterior ? May want some body parts
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By Makomagnet
Qsilver7. Thank you for the information and...

Qsilver7. Thank you for the information and experience.

The DSC switch now works. Fuse # 17 was missing and nothing was there. I replaced it and it now works as designed.

What is the amperage...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-29-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By Makomagnet
Not brakes, not fluid level, not DSC switch. Is...

Not brakes, not fluid level, not DSC switch. Is there a fuse or harness I can check the the switch is sending a "turn off" signal ?
Forum: Parting Out 03-27-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,333
Posted By Makomagnet
Looking for a set of wheels

Looking for a set of wheels
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By Makomagnet
Installed new DSC switch hoping to toggle DSC...

Installed new DSC switch hoping to toggle DSC system, switch made no change. It's not a bad switch.
What else is there ?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By Makomagnet
Interested but live in Boston

Interested but live in Boston
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By Makomagnet
One problem will be the mileage. A small pixel...

One problem will be the mileage. A small pixel will glow because the cluster and the LCM have different mileage stored.
I have that because I changed the LCM
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By Makomagnet
I just purchased another switch off of EBay but...

I just purchased another switch off of EBay but will check my brake fluid this weekend.

Low on brake fluid could do that ?

It's worth a try
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By Makomagnet
I replaced the switch from a junkyard. No change....

I replaced the switch from a junkyard. No change. The strange thing was they were different part numbers. When I look up on real OEM it shows the part number I picked at the junkyard, not the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By Makomagnet
QSilver7 thanks for the reply. A couple of years...

QSilver7 thanks for the reply. A couple of years ago I replaced the LCM and it was not coded. Could that be the issue? As I remember I've been having this issue for a couple of years.

I don't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By Makomagnet
E39 DSC works, but can not switch off

I have bmw e39 2001 525 and DSC light is not coming on when i press the DSC button, however when i switch the ignition on yellow triangle light comes on and goes off which how it should be. can any...
Forum: Exterior 03-07-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,317
Posted By Makomagnet
WTB OEM 01-03 non xenon left or set of headlights...

WTB OEM 01-03 non xenon left or set of headlights for 01 E39 525
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Makomagnet
Thanks for the reply I haven't checked the...

Thanks for the reply
I haven't checked the fuses because I don't get the yellow triangle. If a fuse is blown, I assume it would show the DSC system has failed.
Which fuses control the DSC ?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By Makomagnet
Have you looked at the CCV as a possible cause ?...

Have you looked at the CCV as a possible cause ? The hoses get old and start leaking
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Makomagnet
Can LCM effect DSC ?

Have 01 E39 525. Changes LCM last year. Now can not disengage DSC. All systems function normally except DSC. Changes DSC button but has no effect.
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